Pop-up-Play
Jun05

Pop-up-Play

The Spark Arts for Children are working with LJW Digital Creatives and Dr Craig Vear of De Monfort University to test whether everyday technology can enhance the creative learning experience of children by placing participants at the centre of the action through their project Pop-up-Play in Leicester. The project will also be tested in Three Ways School, Bath and in a number of libraries, museums and arts organisations across the...

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Cold Sun
Jun01

Cold Sun

The intention of the project is to create a basic version of the game to prove the concept, the way in which this will come about is through three different stages. Firstly we will be researching different areas of the project focussing on; What weather data is available and what it means, The narrative of the game and finally Market research on games/apps that already exist in this space. The next step in the project will be to...

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Tuning In to T. Dan Smith
Jun01

Tuning In to T. Dan Smith

This will be achieved through prototyping a locative media application to access different layers of media content, comprising a selection of audio archives of T. Dan Smith, Leader of Newcastle City Council through the 1960s. Smith was a driving force in the city’s redevelopment and his influence still looms large in the architecture of the city. However, many of his developments, such as tower blocks and Brutalist buildings in the...

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On the Precipice
Jun01

On the Precipice

The availability of technology in performance and exhibition spaces presents us with opportunities to collect data about audiences that can assist in understanding the audience’s experience or create performances and exhibitions that are more responsive to their audience. This project aims to take advantage of this opportunity to capture, analyse and represent the experience of transient audiences in a touring media art exhibition. We...

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Decoding The Platform-7 Network
Jun01

Decoding The Platform-7 Network

Professor Andy Pratt of King’s College London and John McKiernan, founder of Platform-7 Events, are exploring how and why knowledge is exchanged between actors in the Platform-7 network, community participants and institutions. Interrogating past and current practice of the company, the intention is to translate data into useful current knowledge and apply to Platform-7’s upcoming annual remembrance event, ‘Silent Cacophony’. The...

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